KATHMANDU — Former Nepali ambassador to France Keshab Raj Jha has been found dead at his house in Thapathali on Monday.
Police said that Jha, 80, was found dead at his home this morning.
Jha was stabbed to death, according to DSP Mohan Thapa, spokesperson at the Metropolitan Police Range, Kathmandu.DSP Thapa further said that Jha has a deep cut on his head. He might have been attacked with a knife or some sharp weapon.
Jha’s family members informed police only after they knew about the incident at around 6:30 am this morning.
Jha’s body has been taken to the Maharajgung-based Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) for post mortem.
2 killed, 5 injured in tractor accident
HETAUDA — Two persons were killed and five others were seriously injured after a tractor fell off the road last evening at Panchpandav village in Bagmati Rural Municipality-4, Makawanpur.
Police said that 50-year-olds Hem Kumar Shrestha and Bakhat Rai of Hariharpur Rural Municipality in Sindhuli district lost their lives in the fatal accident.
Shrestha died on the spot while Rai breathed his last on the way to a hospital in Hetauda, police added. The tractor (Na 6 Ta 442) was heading to Sindhuli district from Phawarbari in Makawanpur by supplying construction materials.
Those seriously hurt in the incident are Shivamaya Magar, Shakti Rai, Mohan Rai, Krishna Rai and Tilak Rai. The incident site is near Makawanpur-Sindhuli border along Dharan-Chatara road section.